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Some written, some on-line and some information about print resources available from other sources for youth ministry.

Why Anglican youth ministry is unsustainable

A few weeks ago, someone passed me a job description for a new part-time youth ministry position, and asked me to pass it around. I took one look at it and summarily refused. Continue reading

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Living Theologians

Whether we’re called youth workers, youth ministers, or quite simply “the youth guy” (as I’ve been called far too often), the reality is that ours is a theological task. The thing is, nobody warned me about this before I took my first youth ministry gig. Continue reading

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Worker vs. Minister

It may not be a matchup you’ll find on the next MMA pay-per-view, but it’s still a bit of a battle. Who are we exactly – are we youth workers or youth ministers? Continue reading

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Becoming Conversant

Have you ever found yourself in conversations with others and you can’t quite decipher what they mean? What happens when you hear words you thought you understood in a context that is incomprehensible? What do you do when one person’s jargon doesn’t line up with yours? Continue reading

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Formation for Youth Ministry :: The Learners

We’re concerned for younger generations. We are concerned that they grow up in the church, but we have mixed motivations. Some of us want to preserve the institution, while others of us want to keep our kids out of trouble. Others yet want to encourage deep discipleship in the way of Jesus. And, quite frankly, some of us aren’t even sure why we should bother with youth ministry in the first place. Continue reading

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Theological Formation for Youth Ministry

Where do I even begin?

That’s the question we hope to help Anglican youth ministers explore over the course of the coming months through the development of a new online education platform. You’re invited to join us on this adventure! Continue reading

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Yoga Chapel :: Part 4

In Yoga Chapel :: Part 1, I shared a bit of background as well as a promotional video for Yoga Chapel. In Yoga Chapel :: Part 2, I began my interview with Bethel where she shared some of her background … Continue reading

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Yoga Chapel :: Part 3

In Yoga Chapel :: Part 1, I shared a bit of background as well as a promotional video for Yoga Chapel. In Yoga Chapel :: Part 2, I began my interview with Bethel where she shared some of her background … Continue reading

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Yoga Chapel :: Part 2

In Yoga Chapel :: Part 1, I shared a bit of background as well as a promotional video for Yoga Chapel. I had a chance to sit down with Bethel and ask her a few questions about this new ministry. … Continue reading

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Yoga Chapel :: Part 1

I met Bethel Lee when I moved to Vancouver last year. We have a bunch of friends in common who decided that we should meet, and I’m grateful that they introduced us! Bethel recently told me about Yoga Chapel, an … Continue reading

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